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Daily Mail invites readers to perv at ‘underge’ American Apparel model in her underwear

Irony overload in the Daily Mail, which brings news that an advert by fashion company American Apparel has had “ANOTHER advert banned, this time for ‘too sexy’ photos of underage-looking model in thong bodysuit”.

The Daily Mail hates looking at sexualised underage girls and ogling them. You can see how much it hates leering at underage girls here, herehere, herehere and here.

So, how does it choose to illustrate this apparent horror? Why, by publishing a photo of the American Apparel advert and zooming on the model’s primary sexual characteristics:


American apparel banned advert daily mail


American apparel banned advert daily mail



Posted: 18th, March 2015 | In: Fashion, Reviews | Comment

Brendan Jordan arrives: the gayest boy in the world advertises for American Apparel


Your hero in the above video is Brendan Jordan, the 15-year-old lurker who seized his chance when local news filmed in his area.

Said Master Jordan:

“I just saw a camera, and did my thing. I was imagining myself as if I were Lady Gaga, and that no one could destroy me.”

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Posted: 8th, December 2014 | In: Fashion | Comment

American Apparel Window Mannequins Now Donning Dark Hairy Bush


photo by Jen Chung/Gothamist

LADY mannequins inside the American Apparel store window displays on East Houston Street in New York City are now sporting full bush, Gothamist reports. Under the flimsy, translucent undergarments of each of the bespectacled female dummies sprouts a dark hairy merkin. There’s no doubt that the controversial exhibit will stop pedestrians in their tracks, and really isn’t that what founder Dov Charney and his team really want?

Insert snarky comment here.

Posted: 16th, January 2014 | In: Reviews, The Consumer | Comments (8)

ASA bans American Apparel ads but Beckhams with an iPad down his knickers

DAVID Beckham’s H&M knickers – the one with an iPad stuffed down the front – have not been banned. But  the Advertising Standards Authority say this American Apparel advert featuring a woman in trousers craddling her boobs is an affront to decency. The ASA says the ads are “exploitative”.  American Apparel clicks its heels for joy at the press garnded by outrage and says the ads were ” designed to show a range of different images of people that were natural, not posed and real”.

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Posted: 4th, April 2012 | In: The Consumer | Comment